Vets can battle red tape in pursuit of degree
Kevin Palacios really wants a college degree. But he dreads getting up for his 8 a.m. freshman biology class at Farmingdale State College.
Not for reasons that a typical college freshman might have. For Palacios, 23, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, memories of serving in Afghanistan routinely keep him up until 4 a.m.
It is hard to sleep when you're accustomed to staying awake and alert...